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Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Efficacy of Remdesivir (GS-5734™) in Participants From Birth to < 18 Years of Age With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


Brief Summary

The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics (PK) of remdesivir (RDV) in participants with laboratory-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) aged 0 days to < 18 years.

Primary Purpose
Study Type
Phase II/III


Healthy Volunteers
Minimum Age
Maximum Age
18 Years

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged < 18 years of age who meet one of the following weight criteria (where permitted according to local law and approved nationally and by relevant institutional review board (IRB) or independent ethics committee (IEC)).
    • a) Cohort 1: ≥ 12 years to < 18 years of age and weight at screening ≥ 40 kg
    • b) Cohorts 2-4: ≥ 28 days to < 18 years of age and weight at screening ≥ 3 kg and < 40 kg
    • c) Cohort 5: ≥ 14 days to < 28 days of age, gestational age > 37 weeks and weight at screening ≥ 2.5 kg
    • d) Cohort 6: 0 days to < 14 days of age, gestational age > 37 weeks and birth weight of ≥ 2.5 kg
    • e) Cohort 7: 0 days to < 56 days of age, gestational age ≤ 37 weeks and birth weight of ≥ 1.5 kg
    • f) Cohort 8: < 12 years of age and weight at screening ≥ 40 kg
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
  • Hospitalized and requiring medical care for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concurrent treatment with other agents with actual or possible direct antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2 < 24 hours prior to study drug dosing
  • Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) or aspartate aminotransferase (AST) > 5 X upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) < 30 mL/min/1.73m^2 using Schwartz formula for individuals ≥ 1 year of age
  • Creatinine above protocol specified thresholds for < 1 year of age
  • Positive pregnancy test at Screening only for female of child bearing potential. Note: If female participants who become pregnant during the study or are discovered to be pregnant after receiving at least one dose may continue study drug, after discussion with the investigator
  • On renal replacement therapies (intermittent hemodialysis (iHD), peritoneal dialysis (PD), continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT))

Note: Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply

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Study Stats
Protocol No.
Treatment for Hospitalized Patients
Elizabeth Lang
  • UCLA Westwood
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